Dr. Vivek Patil, MD

Dr. Vivek Patil, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Vivek Patil, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4200

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

(240) 487-7522

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Patil's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Fistula
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patil treats Anal Fistula more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Patil treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patil treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Patil treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patil performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Patil performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Patil's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Vivek Patil, MD, FASCRS is a board-certified colorectal surgeon who is dedicated to providing sophisticated and compassionate surgical care for diseases of the colon and rectum. He works tirelessly to ensure that you get the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment for your condition.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2008
    Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2003
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2002
  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Patil's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patil

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20.833333333333332%
(5)

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Dr. Patil's Performance
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After two surgeries with Dr. Patil I am confortable with his level of expertise and judgement after he presented the viable options for treatment, and both surgeries were successful. In spite of his schedule, if I had a minor issue or had any questions, he promptly returned my call and advised me...Read More
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Very charming but do not let him perform surgery on you.
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Dr. Patil is a very good doctor. He helped my husband so much. My husband was having so much issues, and Dr. Patil solved all his issues. We even didn't have to wait so much to get an early appointment. My husband and I really appreciate it. Thank you Dr. Patil. God bless you.
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Terrible Exp. After my hemorrhoid surgery, I did not receive any follow up call. The surgery was equal to almost dying. It was extremely painful, excruciating. He assured me the pain would last one to 2 weeks. But after 2 months and half, I am still suffering from intolerable pain, and it hasn't...Read More
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Nice guy, horrible surgeon. Had a surgery with him two years ago that I didn't need, and he never advised me of the serious risks of that procedure. Now here I am, needing more surgery for an open wound that he created on me that never healed and turned in to an abscess and fistula. And I was a...Read More
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AvMed
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Medicaid
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Suburban Hospital

Bethesda, MD

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